Victory State Bank Ponders The Value of Bringing Dogs To The Workplace
STATEN ISLAND -- Bringing dogs to the workplace may not be suitable, or even permitted in many instances. But following article from OPEN Forum® inspired Victory State Bank to share its content with our blog readers, some of whom are pet owners themselves:
Why You Should Bring Your Dog to Work
“If you want employees who get more stressed out as the workday progresses, by all means, forbid them from bringing their dogs to work. If you want employees who are less stressed out, plus have higher job satisfaction and better feelings about the company, grab a marker and cross out that “No dogs at work” line in the employee manual.
That’s the conclusion of the first quantitative scientific study of the effects of pet dogs in the workplace on employee stress and perceptions of satisfaction, support and commitment. The study, published in a recent edition of International Journal of Workplace Health Management, also found that dogs in the workplace may help buffer work stress, and make the job more satisfying for non-dog owners, too.” READ MORE …
About Victory State Bank:
VSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSBN) is the one-bank holding company for Victory State Bank. As Staten Island, N.Y.’s only community-based commercial bank, Victory State Bank operates five full-service locations on the Island: The main office in the community of Great Kills, and branches in the communities of West Brighton, St. George, Dongan Hills and Rosebank. For additional information, Victory State Bank may be reached at 718-979-1100 or visited online http://www.victorystatebank.com .